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TammyBlakley

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: Pig Tales
Genre: Mystery
Length: 87,000 words
Author: Tammy Blakley

If Carl Hiaasen wrote the Andy Griffith Show

Sheriff Bart Chandler’s days are usually uneventful in sleepy Cedar Grove but that changes when a clown arrives in town following a car crash. After the clown breaks out of the hospital, a local farmer and his pig vanish. Later, when the farmer’s body is found a the local rodeo and the clown just happens to be there, Bart is sure he has his man but the clown is a federal agent investigating the town’s mayor. With one citizen dead and now a corrupt politician, Bart’s reputation for always getting his man is on the line, so he must team up with the clown to bring the culprits to justice...and find the pig!
 
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Title: Nardine the Sardine
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 500 words
Author: Sol Regwan

Nardine is a little sad sardine who searches for her purpose in the sea after observing the skills and awesomeness of the Stingray. Shark, Octopus, Jellyfish and other sea creatures. She seeks to find her self worth and identity among the rest. When Dale the Whale tells her that the answer lies inside her, Nardine realizes that she doesn’t have to be like the rest. Although she doesn’t possess skills like the other sea creatures, she is unique in her own way and proud to be Nardine.
 
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Sburdorf

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Aug 3, 2019
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Title: A MOTEL BY THE OCEAN
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
Length: 74,000
Author: Susan Burdorf

Inheriting her aunt’s rundown motel along the coast of Florida is bittersweet for Agatha Rae. Memories of her teen crush Cabe Wellington who lives on the property and shares ownership of the motel with her are overwhelming, and unusual guests like the convention of clowns who refuse to leave, make the decision to sell the motel to property developer and smooth talker Maxwell Harrison complicated. And when feelings for both men cloud her judgment Agatha’s choice becomes as uncertain as the moonlit tides.
 
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K.A. Mars

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Oct 1, 2021
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Pitch to Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency​




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Title: Daughter of Vengeance
Genre: YA Urban Fantasy with Romance
Length: 76,000 words
Author: K.A. Mars

Syreena Swan (17 year old orphan) is fighting to avenge the death of her best friend by a Fae Assassin, and discovers she has two powerful bloodlines running within her veins and magic she cannot control. Teaming up with her Private Investigator colleague, Connor (former MMA fighter with a mysterious past) trains Syreena in the art of war, and tries to keep her magic under control, but cannot fight the power pushing them together. However, Syreena senses Connor keeping a secret, and must decide if she can trust him not only with her heart but with her life.
 
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Nicole Buran

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Oct 1, 2021
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Pitch to Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency​




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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
Title: Wonderland Forest
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 944 words
Author: Nicole Buran

Paul didn’t think he could be friends with people who were different from him. Then he took a journey to Wonderland Forest, where he learned that our differences can make our friendships stronger.
 
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Title: Reel Love
Genre: Literary Fiction
Length: 110,000 words
Author: Salem Fray

Following a sexual violation by her supervisor, a young movie theater attendant/aspiring filmmaker begins a quest to create an independent film only to meet with another devastating event that will change how she views art, and her role in creating it, forever.
 
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Adeeba Jafri

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Feb 12, 2021
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Title: Maya's Chance
Genre: PB/ BIPOC
Length: 500 words
Author: Adeeba Jafri

Pitch:
Playing a board game of Parchees with your cousins is fun, but when Maya doesn’t roll a six, she must learn to manage her frustration. Maya’s Chance is a math / BIPOC story about probabilities, outcome and big feelings.

Comps: Circle! Sphere! by Grace Lin, Usha and the Big Digger by Anita Knight

Thank you for your consideration,
Adeeba
 
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powoyemi

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Oct 1, 2021
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Title: THE GIRL WITH THE PAINTED WOLVES
Genre: YA Fantasy
Length: 130,000 words
Author: Peju Owoyemi


CITY OF BRASS x BLACK SUN

18th century West Africa. Tella has six days to keep Ga, the most powerful man in Eyeo Kingdom, from claiming the throne. To do so, she must set the girl with the painted wolves free, an act of treason punishable by death. But setting the girl free won’t be easy: she is not who she says she is and has no desire to be set free.
 
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M.H. Hitomi

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Oct 1, 2021
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Title: A Ninja Tale
Genre: Fantasy, LGBT, supernatural, YA, alternative historical.
Words: 120,000
Author: M.H. Hitomi

Koichi had to murder two colleagues to graduate as a ninja. But he saved the first one and didn't kill the second one. When he result comes up (2 victories, 0 death) he is considered the return of an ancient legend. Now, with half the ninja leaders wanting him dead and the other use him, his psychic abilities, new spy turned to lover, and political plotting he'll have to survive. At least until a real treat - up coming Japan's civil war - arrives.
 
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amanda91m

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: The Last True Fortune of Bunny Bapst
Genre: MG horror
Length: 53,000
Author: Amanda Mulholland

CORALINE + STEM
When twelve-year-old, future scientist Ava receives a deadly fortune from her psychic grandmother, it leads her to an arcade game inside her family’s run-down theme park that connects to a parallel timeline. Ava must decide to either face her fate or switch places with the other version of herself. But Ava soon realizes that navigating this almost-identical timeline means confronting a world where the theme park comes alive and knows she doesn’t belong.
 
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Intriguing! Please paste your pitch and query in the body of the email and attach the first three chapters as a docx. Put your title and Autumn Pitchfest in the subject line and send to: querylynnette (at) theseymouragency (dot) com. #ExcitedToRead

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Lynnette
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Liv_au

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Aug 18, 2018
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Title: Beyond the Mirror
Genre: YA Fantasy with romance elements (#ownvoices)
Length: 74,000
Author: Olivia Oh

Sixteen-year-old tech geek Sophie Lee has two goals in life—find the source of her reoccurring dreams of magic and another world, and to never let a boy see her wearing her duckling-patterned PJs. She fails on both counts when a swoony prince from a hidden kingdom appears and pulls her through her bedroom mirror to help him take down an evil overlord. With no clue what she’s doing, Sophie must awaken powers she didn’t know she had before the war spills over from Huokang into Earth to threaten the lives of her loved ones.
 
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Pitch to Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency​




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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
 
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Title: THE HARVARD EDGE
Genre: Adult Thriller
Length: 78,000
Author: Josephine Carr

When Jocelyn Schwartz, an English teacher from a renowned private school, is tapped to tutor the first Jewish President’s son at the White House, she soon suspects that the President harbors a terrible secret: an addiction to opioids. Jocelyn’s own mysterious past, known by one of the President’s closest political colleagues, allows her to be blackmailed into feeding his need, insuring both her cooperation and silence. As the President’s addiction becomes more serious and debilitating, Jocelyn confronts a profound choice, one that threatens who she is and, more importantly, the survival of her country.
 
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AEtman

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Oct 1, 2021
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Title: Ten To Midnight
Genre: YA Fantasy
Length: 105,000 words
Author: Alexandra Etman

Centuries ago, three witches stole the power to tear down mountains, summon lightning, and cast death with a glance. While some Celestials still seek what belongs to them, others use the witches’ descendants as pawns. A war is brewing, and both sides have found their champions in the witch gangs of present-day Amsterdam.
Mila—the sister who turns her ragged shoes sentient— and Zara—the sister who’s embraced her darkest powers under her cruel indenture to Ierla, the Celestial of Fire—will end up on opposite sides of a war.
The gods are coming, and they aren't kind.
 
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Caila

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Oct 25, 2020
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Title: PARSIDUS
Genre: Young Adult, Speculative Fiction
Length: 80,000 words
Author: Karen Maatman

Fifteen-year-old Misha is recruited by an interplanetary organisation that assesses sustainability, guardianship, and security risks on developing planets. But as Earth’s audit approaches, Misha discovers some people are willing to kill to use the audit to their own advantage.
 
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Title: Compassion Fatigue
Genre: Contemporary Women’s Fiction w/Romantic Elements (there is an HEA)
Length: 98,000
Author: Viktoria Dahill

The British farmer’s busy calendar will have to wait for Oliver Wright (The Thirteenth Earl of Elmore) to get a grip.

A young, gregarious woman - Cassandra Lapointe - has arrived from the United States and she looks exactly like his late wife.

As they fall for each other, he should warn her that the landed gentry still exist, and should she choose to stay, his family’s secrets may threaten more than just their relationship - but he doesn’t want her to run.
 
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Pitch to Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency​




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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
 
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kimberde

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Oct 28, 2020
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Title: The AlphaButt Book
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 104 words
Author: Laura Dale

You may know your alphabet forwards but do you know it backwards? Kids and grownups will enjoy this peek through guessing game where the animals must be identified by their behinds. As readers interact and laugh with each page they will familiarize themselves with not only the letters in the alphabet but different animals and descriptive reasoning (learning to compare size, color etc.).
 
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Title: 100 Boats
Genre: PB
Length: 760 words
Author: Amanda Wastrom

In 100 BOATS, Chloe can’t wait to help Grampa build his 100th boat—one just for her—but G’s surprise illness leaves her alone, worried, and without her mentor. She decides to carry on to build an extra-special boat (one with plenty of glitter!) for Grampa, who still has plenty to teach her. 100 BOATS is an intergenerational story about illness, mentorship, and the challenges of the creative process that will appeal to fans of OCEAN MEETS SKY by the Fan Brothers and BOATS FOR PAPA by Jessixa Bagley.
 
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Title: On Toor
Genre: MG contemporary + fantasy
Length: 54,000 words
Author: Monica S. Baker

Twelve year-old Prince Lerner never wanted to tour with his estranged and wiley Rock Star dad but he did. When he gets stuck with his dad on the tour bus that breaks down in Nana’s Wisconsin driveway, he escapes with ice fishing ... and Toor, the book he’s writing in his head. But his needy dad and a local bully demand attention and Toor—it’s spun out of control.
 
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